Your October Guide to Wellness Events in Vancouver

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As the leaves turn to fiery shades of red, orange and gold, Vancouver’s crisp autumn air is that perfect temperature that makes it perfect for going to and from wherever it is you’re exploring in the city. Inside or outside, the month of October has some #VeryVancouver activities and events to help keep you active, healthy and cozy!

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Steamworks Yoga on Tap (Oct 6)

Yoga on Tap returns to Steamworks’ Burnaby location on October 6. This will be an all-levels yoga practice, and your ticket includes a the class and a craft beer flight. Please bring your own mat. Partial proceeds from the yoga classes will be donated to a select charity every month. For more info and to register for this feel good yoga class, click here.

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Irish Heather Long Table Thanksgiving Dinner (Oct 14)

If you’re in Vancouver over the Thanksgiving long weekend and need a place to celebrate, pop into the warmth of the Irish Heather in historic Gastown for their annual long table dinner!  Your ticket will get you turkey dinner, all the trimmings, and a pint of beer. With advance notice, this dinner can also cater to gluten free, vegan, vegetarian diets. The long table dinners sell out fast, so be sure to get your ticket(s) today.

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UBC Apple Festival (Oct 19-20)

You know what they say… an apple a day. A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of BC’s favourite fruits. From learning about the diversity of apples to tasting rare and unusual varieties, the Apple Festival is a great opportunity to discover more about this delicious fruit. To purchase tickets and for more info, click here.

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Goat Yoga (Every Sat & Sun)

If you didn’t get to try goat yoga over the summer, October is the time to do it! Goat yoga classes will take place at Maplewood Farms every Saturday and Sunday for the month of October; and social baby goats will join you for downward dog… errr goat. For more info and to register for this unique yoga experience, click here.

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Running Events in October

Keep up your training in Vancouver at these running events!

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The Vancouver Health Show (Oct 26-27)

The Vancouver Health Show is a two day consumer event for the health conscious individual looking for the latest products and services on the market, is beginning their journey to a healthier lifestyle, or may have specific health issues they are looking to address. Every year the event offers you health products, services, health experts, demonstrations, seminars, food sampling and the convenience of having it all under one roof for one entirely awesome weekend of shopping and education. Click here for more info and to purchase your tickets.

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